Who was minding the store when 92,000 documents were purloined, Big Brother or Big Momma?
Who was minding the store when 92,000 classified military logs were purloined?
He was servant to Mr. Bent the judge-advocate, from whom he purloined bills and money.
The individual who purloined it is known—this beyond a doubt; he was seen to take it.
Borrowed civilizations and purloined languages are often so many disguises which conceal the truth of ethnic relationships.
The individual who purloined it is known; this beyond a doubt; he was seen to take it.
He was even more distressed when he sighted the clump of gum trees near by which he and Bill had purloined the pirogue.
And now, how aged was the dog when he was purloined away from you?
A crust that is your own is a feast, while a feast that is purloined from unwilling creditors if a famine.
He would have got legitimately what he purloined unlawfully.
mid-14c., "remove, misappropriate," from Anglo-French purloigner "remove," Old French porloigner "put off, retard, delay, drag out; be far away," from por- (from Latin pro- "forth;" see pro-) + Old French loing "far," from Latin longe, from longus (see long (adj.)). Sense of "to steal" (1540s) is a development in English. Related: Purloined; purloining.